Engaging Ageing 2018. New Frontiers of Ageing: Research, Policy and Practice? on March 13/14th, 2018.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:56:00 GMT

Carmel Gallagher and Anne Fitzpatrick presented a paper entitled ‘Developing intergenerational learning partnerships involving older people and children’ - The Together Old and Young (TOY) Project at the 2nd Age - Friendly Universities (AFU) conference ‘Engaging Ageing 2018. New Frontiers of Ageing: Research, Policy and Practice’ on March 13/14th, 2018.


Another member from the TOY consortium, Vicki Titterington from Linking Generations Northern Ireland (LGNI) presented a paper entitled ‘Age together not apart - Connecting care homes and schools in building an age –friendly, age-connected Northern Ireland’ at the same conference.


The conference was hosted by Dublin City University Age-Friendly University Global Network and was attended by participants from Europe, USA, South America, Canada. The Irish members of the AFU include DCU, Trinity College, NUI Galway, Athlone Institute of Technology and the National College of Ireland.

The keynote address was given by Professor Alexandre Kalache, a former Director of the World Health Organisation’s global Ageing and Life Course Programme who was involved in the development of the Age-Friendly Cities initiatives.


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